Instant-On Cause Marketing Benefiting the Colorado Wildfire Fight

Cause Related Marketing

Qdoba Mexican Grill, a Colorado-based fast-casual Mexican food chain restaurant, is doing one of those instant-on cause marketing efforts benefiting the firefighting effort in the wildfire-ravaged state of Colorado. Next Tuesday, July 10, 2012 all 72 Qdoba restaurants in Colorado will ask customers for a minimum $1 donation to the Red Cross fund called Colorado Wildfires 2012. Qdoba Colorado Wildfires 2012 American Red Cross Instant-On Cause Marketing cause marketing

More Instant-On Cause Marketing from Colorado's Front Range

Cause Related Marketing

When I posted about Qdoba’s instant-on cause marketing effort to benefit the Colorado wildfire crisis, the estimable cause marketer Steve Drake asked where was the rest of these kind of promotions were to be found, especially in the state of Colorado. In fact, a number of Colorado food and dining establishments have offered cause marketing, flat donations of money and food, in addition to prayers.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Moving Up Monday

Getting Attention

Marketing Communications Specialist Colorado HealthOP (Denver, CO). Online Communications Specialist The Resource Exchange (Colorado Springs, CO). Post YOUR open nonprofit marketing and communications positions here.

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Snow in May: The Value of Expectations in Branding

Mission Minded

Blog Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Messaging Storytelling brand Colorado nonprofit snow Also titled: Why I Refuse to Get Out My Snow Shovel Today is Monday, May 12, 2014, and I’m feeling a bit glum.

Top 10 Sources: Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Minnesota and Colorado are robust examples. There are so many compelling job opportunities for us nonprofit communicators. In fact, job responsibilities in our field continue to grow more varied as channels, platforms, and approaches evolve.

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How your government contract is screwing you over (and how that’s about to change)

Wild Woman Fundraising

Colorado and Minnesota. Note: This article originally appeared in the OCASDV (Oregon Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence) newsletter in March, 2014. Does your nonprofit get government contracts? Or is your nonprofit considering getting government contracts?

#interview: John Burke of VisABILITY and owner of the “Nonprofit Branding” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

We live in the Colorado foothills near Boulder.). We are now within a couple weeks of launching our marketing campaign to Colorado nonprofits first.

Super Retention Program – Cerebral Palsy Alliance

The Agitator

Yesterday I complained … only ONE retention superstar had responded from our Agitator audience — Colorado Public Radio. But I shouldn’t complain; it’s quality that counts. A second superb case study has arrived. Jonathon Grapsas at Flat Earth Direct in Australia has been working on retention amongst clients who do much of their donor acquisition via face-to-face solicitation.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Amie Bennight

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Amie Bennight is Communications Manager for CPCD …giving children a head start, a nonprofit organization in Colorado Springs. Amie Bennight.

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A Problem In Our Marriage?

NonProfit Branding

Compound irony here… Lyons is recovering from the Colorado Floods! Until September 12 VisABILITY operated out of buildings in Lyons Colorado. Funny Post. Our company is going strong & we’re ready to post again.

Ingredients of Retention Success

The Agitator

We got one response … from Jim East at Colorado Public Radio. Last week, Roger and I asked for retention superstars to tell us their stories. We loosely set the superstar benchmark at an overall 70% retention rate. Given that we have thousands of readers, who generally respond with enthusiasm, we hoped to have dozens of retention success stories to share with you. But no such luck with retention.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Movin’ Up Monday

Getting Attention

Colorado Online Organizer , Stand for Children (Denver, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Campaign Manager , Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (San Francisco, CA).

The Top 4 Tips for Nonprofit Video Projects

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Based in Denver, he has worked with an illustrious list of non-profits in the Western United states including: The Daniels Fund, Children''s Hospital Colorado Foundation, HopeWest Hospice, University of Wyoming, Colorado School of Mines, Historic Denver, Inc. As a filmmaker with more than 30 years of professional experience, I have witnessed the ability of film to get to the heart of a message, faster, and more powerfully than any other medium.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

ASAE / Colorado Springs, CO / Price varies. AFP, Colorado Chapter / Breckenridge, CO / Price TBA. Philanthropy Southwest / Colorado Springs, CO / Not available.

Stay Sensitive and Smart Post-Crisis

Getting Attention

naval yard massacre) and natural disasters (flooding in Colorado)— highlight the delicacy of communicating effectively in the shadow of disaster. Post by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The crises of recent days—both person-made (the D.C. Crises like these emphasize the fragility of human life and daily life as we know it, so naturally send many of us into a personal tailspin, even if we’re not personally affected.

Pioneers Needed.

Cause Related Marketing

But unlike Nevada, California and Colorado, the settlement of Utah wasn’t motivated by the lust for precious metals. Today my adopted state of Utah celebrates Pioneer Day. It’s a founder’s day that commemorates the day an initial band of 151 settlers from the east landed in the Valley of the Great Salt Lake. It’s a state holiday that we celebrate like a second ‘Fourth of July’ with pancake breakfasts, parades, BBQs, and fireworks after dark.

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Upcoming Events

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Breckenridge - September 15 - Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute If you're in or around Colorado, join us for RMPI - the Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute. I'll be on the road quite a bit this fall. If you'll be at one of these events, let's try to meet up!

[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Where: Colorado Springs, CO. If you're like us, you can't wait to ditch those winter layers and welcome the springtime bloom. Why not celebrate the start of spring with some terrific nonprofit events?

Do Not Ask Your Board to Fundraise or Friendraise!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Helped me to put into perspective where I really need to focus my energy.&# ~ Joyce Bignell, Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition. Why shouldn’t you ask your board members to “fundraise&# or “friendraise&# ? Because as we discussed during today’s webinar on Making the Ask , people don’t know what the heck you are talking about. There are scores of different ways that board members can “fundraise&# and “friendraise.&#

Which State’s Nonprofit Association Has the Best Site?

Mission Minded

As part of our work to redesign the website of the Colorado Nonprofit Association, we surveyed the websites of every other state nonprofit association across the country. Nonprofit Design Nonprofit Web colorado nonprofit association design navigation nonprofit association state site usability web web designWant to know where the best association websites are? You might be surprised to see that the most populous states aren’t necessarily those who lead the field in our [.].

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Philanthropy Southwest / Colorado Springs, CO / $1,100. AFP, Colorado Chapter / TBA / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.

Last Chance for Seattle Workshop and Happy Hour

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nancy Schwartz and I will be spending the day with nonprofits from Hong Kong, Calgary, Missouri, Texas, Colorado, California, Oregon, and across Washington, taking them step-by-step through the process of creating a real-world nonprofit marketing plan.

Nonprofit Branding — Meet the Water Girls (This post is personal!)

NonProfit Branding

Colorado’s flood disaster badly messed up Boulder County. It says at the top “this post is personal.” ” The cheery clown signals how lucky our family and company were last September. Torrents thundered down from the High Country, pushing boulders and trees and houses and trucks through our town’s commercial and residential districts – heading for Nebraska. […]. Fun Stuff Uncategorized

Nonprofit Branding: Something to Celebrate here!

NonProfit Branding

Happily putting the Colorado Floods behind us.** We’re back to posting. Now we’re rolling out a new series Called the Major Gift Sandbox. It explains Major Gift activity for beginners.

Assessing Your Audience for 2013

The Agitator

What happened at the Colorado shooting? As you reflect on your ‘market’ for the coming year, perhaps you should be careful about overestimating. I know your donors are attentive to the big picture, well-informed, and serious-minded.

On the Radio: Great Examples of Stories Bringing Life to Complex Issues

Mission Minded

Nonprofit Annual Report Nonprofit communications Nonprofit Copywriting Nonprofit Messaging Storytelling amory lovins best practices colorado public radio communication luis alberto urrea messages narrative nonprofit storytelling NPR rocky mountain institute storyThere’s no question that stories are an essential gateway to understanding complex issues. This was as true in Shakespeare’s and Cervante’s times as it is today.

CauseTalk Radio Ep66: Cone Study: Tragedy Awaits Companies that Lag on Disaster Relief

Selfish Giving

Were company responses to the Yarnell wildfire deaths, Boston bombings and even to the current flooding in Colorado tragic or triumphant?

Nonprofit Branding: Blog Going a Little Wonkey Today (02/18/14)

NonProfit Branding

Now that we have recovered from last September’s Colorado Flood Disaster, we are getting ready to resume publication of this blog. But first – we’re reformatting. Moving some posts into libraries under new headings. Oddly, as we move older articles into a new locations, a few republish themselves. And pop into your inbox. Under their […

Cause Marketing for Credit Unions

Selfish Giving

Thanks to everyone who attended my session at the Open Thinking Summit in Aurora, Colorado. It was a pleasure to speak to all of you. As promised, here are a list of resources that will enhance your learning from yesterday’s talk. What is Cause Marketing. (Re)Defining

Nonprofit Branding – Meet the Water Girls (This post is personal!)

NonProfit Branding

Colorado’s flood disaster badly messed up Boulder County. It says at the top “this post is personal.” ” The cheery clown signals how lucky our family and company were last September. Torrents thundered down from the High Country, pushing boulders and trees and houses and trucks through our town’s commercial and residential districts – heading for Nebraska. […]. Fun Stuff Uncategorized

The Mission Myth

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Maloney is a veteran Executive Director, who spent seven years learning the ups and downs of institution-building, while leading the Colorado AIDS Project. Sometimes I feel like a capitalist at my nonprofit. Maybe it's because I'm focused on results.

Nonprofit Branding: & the Good News is….

NonProfit Branding

The good news is that we finally got past last Fall’s Colorado Flood Disaster. Now we’ll resume regular blog posts. You’ll note that the blog is now organized into five ever-evolving content libraries. The one I think will be most cool and most fun is The SNARK TANK! We begin posting new content next week. But […]. Fun Stuff Uncategorized brand management branding crisis communications nonprofit branding Nonprofit marketing VisABILITY

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kassie Pelan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kassie Pelan is the Communications Coordinator for Re:Vision , a nonprofit based in Denver, Colorado. Kassie Pelan. Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. .

Cashing In. God Bless America.

The Agitator

His birthday is a state holiday in California, Colorado and Texas. Just a few hours ago Tom and I were engaged in our semi-weekly food fight and screaming session about what posts will — and won’t — make it for the coming week. On one thing we agreed.

Who will listen to the dead?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Boulder Colorado also voted to end corporate personhood in November, 2011. Join Us. Today’s post is for every person reading this blog who is working to help the dead be heard.

Simple E-tail Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Newton Running , a Boulder, Colorado company that sells its own make of high-end running shoes in electric colors to marathoners and Ironman racers, takes a straightforward approach to its cause marketing.

Are You Talking To Hispanics?

The Agitator

And nine states account for 76% of the total Hispanic population — Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York and Texas. Here from Pew Research is a nice wrap-up of the 2010 US Census figures as they relate to America’s Hispanic population. We all know the growth is strong — 43% over the past decade. America’s 50.5 million Hispanics now account for 16.3% of the US population.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 20, 2012

Getting Attention

19) Strategic Communication Director , Colorado Conservation Voters (Denver, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Account Director , Fenton (New York, NY).

Oh, Online Communciations Officer

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Development Associates International (Colorado Springs, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Community Advocacy Associate. Sage (New York, NY).

Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—June 15, 2012

Getting Attention

4) Communications Officer , The Colorado Trust (Denver, CO). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here —FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications and Events Manager. Community of Hope (Washington, D.C.).